Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 44 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Retail 3,953 4,452 5,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.55% 6.03% 6.52%
As % of the General category 11.24% 11.56% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,827 3,524 4,572
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.84% +8.18%
10th Percentile £33,000 £35,150 £34,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +5.00%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35,163 38,511 43,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.40% 52.19% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27,163 28,914 37,469
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +1.77%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -29 650 £60,000 - 126
West London -16 183 £55,000 - 79
South London +5 145 £51,250 -10.87% 8
East London +31 94 £57,500 -4.17% 23
North London +6 35 £60,000 +1.69% 10
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 1,511 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,286 (32.53%) Finance
3 1,014 (25.65%) E-Commerce
4 745 (18.85%) SQL
5 576 (14.57%) Java
5 576 (14.57%) JavaScript
6 514 (13.00%) Microsoft
7 485 (12.27%) Degree
8 455 (11.51%) Scrum
9 443 (11.21%) Project Management
9 443 (11.21%) Analytics
10 423 (10.70%) HTML
11 406 (10.27%) Marketing
12 402 (10.17%) DevOps
13 401 (10.14%) TDD
14 396 (10.02%) .NET
15 394 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
16 389 (9.84%) C#
17 388 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
18 378 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
19 375 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
20 368 (9.31%) CSS
21 359 (9.08%) SQL Server
22 337 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
23 334 (8.45%) Microservices
23 334 (8.45%) Python
24 325 (8.22%) Banking
25 309 (7.82%) Software Engineering
26 308 (7.79%) Test Automation
27 306 (7.74%) BDD

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 89 (2.25%) Apache Spark
2 80 (2.02%) CMS
3 73 (1.85%) WebSphere
4 68 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 68 (1.72%) SAS
5 47 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 46 (1.16%) Confluence
7 39 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 33 (0.83%) JBoss
9 29 (0.73%) MS Exchange
10 27 (0.68%) Drupal
11 24 (0.61%) Apache
12 21 (0.53%) IIS
13 20 (0.51%) nginx
14 16 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 16 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.38%) WildFly
16 14 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 142 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 43 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (0.81%) SPSS
6 25 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.51%) InVision
8 17 (0.43%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.10%) UserZoom
12 4 (0.10%) UXPin
13 3 (0.076%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.076%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.051%) Gephi
15 1 (0.025%) InDesign
15 1 (0.025%) Maya
15 1 (0.025%) Stata
Business Applications
1 97 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
1 97 (2.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 91 (2.30%) NetSuite
3 70 (1.77%) SAP Hybris
4 49 (1.24%) Magento
5 27 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 23 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
7 20 (0.51%) SAP Retail
8 19 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
9 16 (0.40%) SAP Business One
10 14 (0.35%) SAP SD
11 13 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
11 13 (0.33%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
11 13 (0.33%) SAP GRC
12 11 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
13 10 (0.25%) Shopify
14 9 (0.23%) Actimize
14 9 (0.23%) SAP CAR
14 9 (0.23%) SAP GTS
15 8 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 394 (9.97%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 187 (4.73%) SaaS
4 141 (3.57%) Office 365
5 91 (2.30%) PaaS
6 67 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 61 (1.54%) IaaS
8 47 (1.19%) GitHub
9 41 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
10 39 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
11 36 (0.91%) Google Analytics
11 36 (0.91%) Serverless
12 35 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (0.83%) Slack
14 31 (0.78%) G Suite
15 22 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
16 21 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
17 19 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 16 (0.40%) npm
18 16 (0.40%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 127 (3.21%) Wireless
2 101 (2.56%) Firewall
3 63 (1.59%) DNS
3 63 (1.59%) WAN
4 62 (1.57%) LAN
5 58 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 56 (1.42%) Unified Communications
7 52 (1.32%) Wireless Security
8 35 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 35 (0.89%) Internet
8 35 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
9 33 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (0.83%) Network Security
10 28 (0.71%) VPN
11 25 (0.63%) BGP
11 25 (0.63%) DHCP
12 24 (0.61%) OSPF
13 22 (0.56%) IP Telephony
14 20 (0.51%) SAN
15 19 (0.48%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (9.08%) SQL Server
2 278 (7.03%) Big Data
3 169 (4.28%) NoSQL
4 156 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
5 148 (3.74%) MySQL
6 112 (2.83%) Hadoop
7 111 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 103 (2.61%) MongoDB
9 89 (2.25%) Power BI
10 78 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
11 75 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 69 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 60 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 47 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 42 (1.06%) Redis
16 41 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 40 (1.01%) RDBMS
18 37 (0.94%) Data Mining
19 33 (0.83%) Blockchain
19 33 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 274 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 183 (4.63%) Jenkins
3 164 (4.15%) JIRA
4 154 (3.90%) Selenium
5 101 (2.56%) Cucumber
6 70 (1.77%) Subversion
7 67 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 64 (1.62%) SpecFlow
9 56 (1.42%) Maven
10 52 (1.32%) gulp
11 50 (1.26%) JMeter
12 47 (1.19%) SoapUI
12 47 (1.19%) Visual Studio
12 47 (1.19%) webpack
13 44 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 44 (1.11%) Grunt
13 44 (1.11%) NUnit
14 43 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 42 (1.06%) WebDriver
16 37 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,286 (32.53%) Finance
2 406 (10.27%) Marketing
3 325 (8.22%) Banking
4 247 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 213 (5.39%) Manufacturing
6 164 (4.15%) Advertising
7 116 (2.93%) Games
8 97 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 93 (2.35%) Legal
10 65 (1.64%) Back Office
11 51 (1.29%) Law
12 47 (1.19%) Publishing
13 40 (1.01%) Billing
13 40 (1.01%) Front Office
14 39 (0.99%) Investment Banking
15 38 (0.96%) German Language
16 37 (0.94%) Financial Institution
17 30 (0.76%) Electronics
18 27 (0.68%) Italian Language
19 24 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 712 (18.01%) Developer
2 607 (15.36%) Analyst
3 407 (10.30%) Architect
4 274 (6.93%) Business Analyst
5 255 (6.45%) Consultant
6 219 (5.54%) Project Manager
7 197 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
8 152 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 137 (3.47%) Java Developer
10 130 (3.29%) .NET Developer
11 113 (2.86%) Support Analyst
12 103 (2.61%) Technical Architect
13 92 (2.33%) IT Manager
14 90 (2.28%) Administrator
15 88 (2.23%) Product Manager
16 87 (2.20%) E-Commerce Manager
17 84 (2.12%) Designer
18 81 (2.05%) C# Developer
18 81 (2.05%) Software Developer
19 79 (2.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (10.70%) HTML
2 396 (10.02%) .NET
3 368 (9.31%) CSS
4 248 (6.27%) AngularJS
5 215 (5.44%) Web Services
6 209 (5.29%) React
7 191 (4.83%) REST
8 189 (4.78%) Node.js
9 170 (4.30%) ASP.NET
10 157 (3.97%) RESTful
11 153 (3.87%) jQuery
12 136 (3.44%) HTML5
13 134 (3.39%) Spring
14 102 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 99 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 97 (2.45%) XML
17 85 (2.15%) CSS3
18 74 (1.87%) JSON
19 65 (1.64%) J2EE
20 64 (1.62%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 337 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
2 290 (7.34%) User Experience
3 194 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
4 162 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 145 (3.67%) FMCG
6 131 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 125 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 121 (3.06%) Fintech
9 100 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 99 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
11 93 (2.35%) EPoS
12 86 (2.18%) iPad
13 74 (1.87%) Management Information System
14 62 (1.57%) Algorithms
15 49 (1.24%) Life Science
16 46 (1.16%) Data Structures
17 33 (0.83%) Public Cloud
17 33 (0.83%) Virtual Team
18 32 (0.81%) Social Media
19 24 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 252 (6.37%) Windows
2 229 (5.79%) Linux
3 122 (3.09%) Android
4 101 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 91 (2.30%) Unix
6 84 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 48 (1.21%) Windows 10
7 48 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 42 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (1.01%) Nucleus RTOS
10 27 (0.68%) Mac OS X
10 27 (0.68%) Windows Phone
11 25 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.10%) Solaris
15 3 (0.076%) AIX
15 3 (0.076%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,511 (38.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,014 (25.65%) E-Commerce
3 455 (11.51%) Scrum
4 443 (11.21%) Analytics
4 443 (11.21%) Project Management
5 402 (10.17%) DevOps
6 401 (10.14%) TDD
7 378 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 375 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
9 334 (8.45%) Microservices
10 309 (7.82%) Software Engineering
11 308 (7.79%) Test Automation
12 306 (7.74%) BDD
13 279 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
14 249 (6.30%) SDLC
15 245 (6.20%) ERP
16 230 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 223 (5.64%) CRM
18 215 (5.44%) ITIL
19 203 (5.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 745 (18.85%) SQL
2 576 (14.57%) Java
2 576 (14.57%) JavaScript
3 389 (9.84%) C#
4 334 (8.45%) Python
5 141 (3.57%) C
6 134 (3.39%) PHP
7 127 (3.21%) Ruby
8 94 (2.38%) Scala
9 89 (2.25%) C++
10 84 (2.12%) R
11 76 (1.92%) Java 8
12 71 (1.80%) Go
13 64 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 60 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 57 (1.44%) T-SQL
16 54 (1.37%) ES6
17 45 (1.14%) Perl
18 44 (1.11%) Shell Script
19 39 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 485 (12.27%) Degree
2 87 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (1.75%) CCNA
4 60 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 55 (1.39%) CCIE
6 52 (1.32%) CCNP
7 47 (1.19%) CISSP
8 42 (1.06%) PMI Certification
9 41 (1.04%) Master's Degree
10 39 (0.99%) PMP
11 31 (0.78%) CISM
12 28 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (0.66%) Security Cleared
14 24 (0.61%) PhD
15 23 (0.58%) CISA
16 22 (0.56%) SC Cleared
17 21 (0.53%) ISEB
18 20 (0.51%) CCIE Data Center
18 20 (0.51%) CCIE Service Provider
19 19 (0.48%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (6.00%) QA
2 83 (2.10%) GDPR
3 67 (1.69%) PMO
4 63 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 47 (1.19%) SLA
6 39 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (0.94%) COBIT
8 34 (0.86%) GCP
9 33 (0.83%) Data Quality
10 16 (0.40%) PSD2
11 7 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
11 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 6 (0.15%) GxP
12 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.10%) SEPA
14 3 (0.076%) GAAP
14 3 (0.076%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.076%) PMBOK
System Software
1 187 (4.73%) Docker
2 110 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 103 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 12 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.25%) vSphere
9 9 (0.23%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.23%) XenApp
10 8 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.18%) HDFS
11 7 (0.18%) KVM
12 5 (0.13%) Cronacle
12 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.10%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.10%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.076%) Xen
15 2 (0.051%) iptables
Systems Management
1 122 (3.09%) Ansible
2 109 (2.76%) Terraform
3 106 (2.68%) Kubernetes
4 89 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 66 (1.67%) Puppet
6 48 (1.21%) SCCM
7 17 (0.43%) SCOM
8 15 (0.38%) Salt
9 14 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
9 14 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.30%) Consul
10 12 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
11 11 (0.28%) Mesos
12 8 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
13 7 (0.18%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.15%) logstash
14 6 (0.15%) Nagios
15 5 (0.13%) Oozie
15 5 (0.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 514 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 293 (7.41%) Oracle
3 250 (6.32%) SAP
4 164 (4.15%) Google
5 148 (3.74%) VMware
6 138 (3.49%) Cisco
7 125 (3.16%) hybris
8 116 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
9 99 (2.50%) Tableau
10 88 (2.23%) F5
11 85 (2.15%) Dell
12 83 (2.10%) IBM
13 79 (2.00%) Adobe
14 74 (1.87%) EMC
14 74 (1.87%) NetApp
15 69 (1.75%) Splunk
16 60 (1.52%) Apple
17 53 (1.34%) ATG
18 50 (1.26%) Cognizant
19 48 (1.21%) Demandware